WHMIS (Ammonia solution, in water, with more than 50 % ammonia)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS 1988 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2005-06-21
  • WHMIS pictogram : Corrosion

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  • Corrosive Material
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods: class 8
WHMIS 2015 classification - Note to reader
Update: 2015-06-29

  • Gases under pressure - Dissolved gas1
    • Dissolved gas listed in : UN Recommendations on the TDG - Model Regulations Vol II.
  • Acute toxicity - inhalation - Category 32 3
    • Releases a toxic gas: ammonia
  • Skin corrosion/irritation - Category 13 4 5
    • Strong base: pH of a 50% solution > 11.6
  • Serious eye damage/eye irritation - Category 13 4 6 7
  • Health hazards not otherwise classified (corrosion) - Category 13 5 6 8

  • GHS pictogram : Gaz cylinder

  • GHS pictogram : Skull and crossbones

  • GHS pictogram : Corrosion

Danger

Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated (H280)
On contact with water releases gases which are toxic if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage (H314)
Causes severe damage to the respiratory tract

Ingredient disclosure

References

The [number] refers to the ISST database of the CSST Documentation Center.